GSNAP Vst Audacity Linux Installation

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bigjuergo
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GSNAP Vst Audacity Linux Installation

Post by bigjuergo » Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:28 am

Does anybody know how to get the *.so files that can be downloaded from https://www.gvst.co.uk/portpage.htm are installed on Linux Audacity?

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Re: GSNAP Vst Audacity Linux Installation

Post by steve » Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:06 pm

None of those effects work for me with Audacity.
I note that those effects are described as "Early beta versions, use with caution", and also that they are VST effects. VST is not well supported on Linux (it is proprietary software, owned by Steinberg).

I've not tested the plug-ins in other software, but you may have better luck with those effects in Ardour.
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